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Apple looking for one more manufacturer for Apple Watch 2

According to DigiTimes, Apple is looking for a second manufacturer to help manufacture the unannounced second-generation Apple Watch. Apple is looking at one of their three largest manufacturers Foxconn, Wistron and Inventec to manufacturer the Watch. With the second iteration of the Apple Watch already in development, the report says that Apple is…

KGI: Apple will release a new 4-inch iPhone in 2016

According to the pretty reliable KGI Security Analyst Ming Chi-Kuo, Apple is still working hard on a 4-inch iPhone variant, which should arrive sometime in the first half of 2016. Kuo also mentions what Apple’s iPhone plans are in terms of 2016. Kuo says that the 4-inch iPhone will resemble an “upgraded iPhone 5s.” However, the design of the phone is…

iPhone 6s production line delayed, launch still on schedule

We’re about a month away from the assumed refresh of the iPhone lineup says KGI’s security analyst Ming Chi-Kuo. However, Kuo mentions that the ‘iPhone 6s’ and ‘iPhone 6s Plus’ are currently slightly delayed in the mass production process. The two new handsets are slated for mass production later this month says Kuo, translated by Taiwanese Media….

Apple asks supplies for 90 million new iPhones this year

When Apple planned to launch the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, their first foray into larger phones, Apple asked its suppliers to order 70 million to 80 million devices. With the demand for the new products last year, that was a smart move. Now, just a couple of months before the expected announcement of the iPhone 6s, Apple is asking its suppliers for a…

Taptic Engine troubles caused slow Apple Watch production

According to the Wall Street Journal, a manufacturing issue with one of Apple’s latest technologies has slowed production of the company’s latest product. The Taptic Engine, which is the producer of haptic feedback for Apple Watch, was initially produced by two different manufacturers. After running some tests, Apple found that the Taptic Engines from…

Supposed Foxconn sketch provides first glimpse of rumored iPad Pro

An iPad Pro render has emerged, shown above, apparently via a source within Apple’s manufacturing partner Foxconn, according to Nowhereelse.fr. The internal sketch is said to represent the upcoming ~12-inch iPad and gives us what could be our first glimpse of the larger tablet and some of its physical design aspects. According to the report, the source…

Robots might not build your next iPhone after all

You might recall a story we ran a while back discussing the prospect of robots putting together your next iPhone. Well, it seems that day might be a little further away than previously anticipated as robots deployed by Apple’s manufacturing partner Foxconn prove less successful than expected. According to Chinese economic website Jienam (via G for…

The TiP Weekly: iOS 8.2, WatchKit, Ollie Giveaway, and more…

It’s Saturday and that can only mean one thing — it’s time for The TiP Weekly! Tech moves fast and it can be hard to keep up with all of the developments in the mobile industry — especially when Apple is concerned! So, every Saturday, we bring you all of the important stories from the week in Apple tech in an easy to digest format. Think of…

Foxconn building $2.6 billion display plant exclusively for Apple

Apple supplier Foxconn is set to spend $2.6 billion on a new plant that will produce displays exclusively for the Cupertino company, reports Bloomberg. Foxconn Technology Group will invest the amount, equivalent to NT$80 billion, on the new facility over the next two years after an “urgent” request from its client. Equipment installation will commence…